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Coronavirus heightens interest in ESG investing

According to a new study by Nuveen, COVID-19 could actually increase environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments.

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COVID-19 could shape ESG investing indefinitely

The social aspect of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing heightens in the wake of COVID-19.

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How COVID-19 could impact ESG investments

While some believe that the COVID-19 pandemic could halt environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, others argue that it could actually generate greater interest and demand for it.

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Market slump may lead to increased scrutiny for ESG investing

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing has enjoyed a recent surge in popularity, but may now be faced with a dose of scrutiny in the face of a financial downturn.

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ESG investments face bear market test

As the oil price war and coronavirus fears continue, many predict a long-term bear market. This is particularly concerning for ESG investments, most of which have never faced a bear market.

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Some of the most prominent hedge funds make efforts to join in ESG investing

Elliot Management Corp. and Third Point LLC are just a few of the top investment firms that have made strides to involve themselves in the latest trend in shareholder activism: environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing.

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SEC may soon require ESG funds to prove that investments are ESG

With the recent boom of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking to make sure that funds that claim to be ESG reflect those claims.

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Why ESG factors should matter to non-ESG investors

Dr. Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at the London Business School and author of “Grow The Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit”, sat down with AlphaWeek to discuss why ESG investing matters – even to non-ESG investors.

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Morningstar Report Shows ESG Investing is Growing

A new report published by Morningstar showed that support for ESG initiatives rose significantly to 46%, up from 27% last year, among large fund families.

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World Economic Forum Validates ESG Investing

At a recent World Economic Forum in Davos, a significant push was made for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. In the wake of similar endorsements in the past few months, the momentum of ESG investing continues.